Files

Download

Download Full Text (448 KB)

Description

Our study’s purpose is take a completely different approach to understanding DNA, specifically non-coding segments. How we will do this is through coding DNA into music. By applying a system that codes known information of DNA into sound, music could prove to be a powerful means of finding patterns in DNA. It is possible that hearing the segments could allow our brains to pinpoint patterns that are not found through computational or experimental analysis. Music may also open up the expression of complex patterns that are visually hidden. The application of DNA to music will also allow for very long segments to be analyzed in a short period of time. Ideally, discovering certain patterns will lead to a better understanding of function.

Publication Date

4-9-2015

Project Designation

Honors Thesis

Primary Advisor

Mark G Nielsen, Tobias Rush

Primary Advisor's Department

Biology

Keywords

Stander Symposium poster

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Business | Education | Engineering | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Coding DNA into Music: An Alternate Way of Analysis

Share

COinS